Planner

Company: Thales
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Key Software: Primavera P6

Date Posted
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in conjunction with Project Management
  • Team and Team Leaders. The WBS forms the basis of the CPM Logic Diagrams.
  • Ensures the assignment of budgeted resources to each network activity with the appropriate team leader.
  • Prepares and analyses manpower loading reports for all internal customers.
  • Prepares schedules, graphs and progress curves for monthly reports and progress reviews for both the Project Manager and Team Leaders.
  • Prepares full narrative reports including logic change analysis for monthly customer reports.
  • Monitor and schedule track outages with subcontractors and customer.
  • Monitors and updates the Schedule with actual hours expended and estimates to complete (ETC) in conjunction with the Cost Controller.
  • Highlights problem areas during schedule updates to the Project Manager/Director in order to minimise schedule impacts and devise workarounds, if possible.
  • Monitors and updates schedules with progress for all work package managers, functional departments, sub-contractors and site installation.
  • Coordinates and integrates various sub-schedules from subcontractors.
  • Review construction schedules and Time Impact Analysis
  • Maintain program CPM schedule.
  • Use Earn Value Management to measure performance on projects.
  • Provide specialised scheduling services such as What-If-Analysis and Delay Claim Analysis.Prepare job progress reports as needed.
  • Provide Risk Assessment and mitigation analysis with provision of option paths.
  • Provide Critical Path analysis
Required Experience
  • BS/BA in Engineering or related field.
  • 7-10 years of experience as a planner/scheduler involved in Project planning, scheduling and corresponding progress metrics within the mass transit construction industry.
  • 5+ years of experience with Cost Engineering concepts (estimating, forecasting, cost controls, etc.).
  • Proficient with creating and maintaining schedules in Primavera software (ideally latest P6 version).
  • Project scheduling experience supporting new technology implementation in large transit system an asset, particularly in San Francisco.
  • Advanced skills in Primavera, CPM Logic diagrams, and MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint